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What TV sitcom from the seventies featured a widowed mother and
her five children who embark on a music career?
a. The Wannabes
b. The Archie Show
c. The Partridge Family
d. California Dreams
The Partridge Family - The show was cancelled after 96 episodes and 8 Partridge Family albums.
What television sitcom starred Gabe Kaplan as a wisecracking
teacher and a young John Travolta as a cocky Sweathog?
a. My So-Called Life
b. Degrassi Junior High
c. Welcome Back, Kotter
d. Saved By The Bell
Welcome Back, Kotter - Travolta became the show's breakout star.
What American sitcom, that made its appearance in 1977, was
based on the British sitcom, "Man About the House".
a. Good Times
b. Three's Company
d. All in the Family
Three's Company - Three's Company aired from March 15, 1977 to September 18, 1984.
On what TV show, that first aired in 1979, would you see the
a. Knight Rider
b. Magnum, P.I.
c. Starsky and Hutch
d. The Dukes of Hazzard
The Dukes of Hazzard - The Dukes of Hazzard was inspired by the 1975 film Moonrunners.
Gavin MacLeod, Ted Lange and Bernie Kopell are the only cast
members to appear in every episode of which series that made its debut in 1977?
a. Laverne and Shirley
b. The Love Boat
c. Diff'rent Strokes
d. The Jeffersons
The Love Boat - The Love Boat was an American television series that was set on a cruise ship.
Based on books written by Laura Ingalls Wilder, what TV series
told the story of Charles Ingalls and his wife and four daughters?
a. Grange Hill
b. The Brady Bunch
c. Good Times
d. Little House on the Prairie
Little House on the Prairie - The series ran from September 11, 1974 to May 10, 1982.
On the TV series "One Day at a Time", what was the profession
of Barbara's husband?
b. Piano Player
c. Airline Pilot
Dentist - One Day at a Time featured a divorced mother raising her two teenage daughters Julie and
In the 70's Sitcom, "The Brady Bunch", what was the name of the
Tiger - The Brady Bunch aired from September 26, 1969 to March 8, 1974.
In the TV show M*A*S*H, what was "Radar" trying to send home?
a. His Teddy Bear
b. Medical supplies
c. Laundry to be cleaned
d. A Jeep
A Jeep - The show was loosely based on the real 8055th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital.
Who did the voice of the unseen millionaire Charlie in
a. David Doyle
b. Ricardo Montalban
c. Lorne Greene
d. John Forsythe
John Forsythe - Charlie's Angels starred Kate Jackson, Jaclyn Smith and Farrah Fawcett.
Wheel of Fortune's Pat Sajak played Kevin Hathaway on what
popular soap opera?
a. Another World
b. Love of Life
c. Days Of Our Lives
d. The Guiding Light
Days Of Our Lives - Sajak is also an author of several puzzle games including Lucky Letters.
On the show "Happy Days", what magazine was Fonzie's favorite?
a. Chicks on Bikes
b. Milwaukee Monthly
c. Readers' Digest
d. Hot Rod
Hot Rod - Henry Winkler played Fonzie.
What football player did not appear on the TV series "The Odd
a. Bubba Smith
b. Deacon Jones
c. Alex Karras
d. Mercury Morris
Mercury Morris - The Odd Couple was aired from September 24, 1970 to March 7, 1975.
The "Mary Tyler Moore Show" once held which of these Emmy
a. Most Emmy wins overall (29)
b. Most award losses in one year (16)
c. Most wins as best comedy series (4)
d. Most nominations (117)
Most Emmy wins overall (29) - The record was broken when Frasier earned its 30th in 2002.
In "All in the Family", what was Archie Bunker's nickname as a
b. Shoe Booty
Shoe Booty - All in the Family ran from January 12, 1971, to April 8, 1979.
Who was the original host of the TV game show "The Newlywed
a. Bob Eubanks
b. Bob Barker
c. Bob Blake
d. Bill Cullen
Bob Eubanks - The show led to some divorces.
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